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CCMSD to formally split from foundation

Hospital board feels foundation’s goals no longer align with its own

Concerned that the goals of Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) no longer match those of the foundation with which it was once aligned, the Board of Trustees has decided to pursue its own fundraising arm.

The move follows the recent announcement that the Crook County Medical Foundation (CCMF) has leased space in its new Red Bluffs clinic building in Hulett to Campbell County Health, rather than to the county’s own hospital district.

Months of negotiations between the two entities failed to bear fruit. The foundation was not willing to agree that that building would ultimately be don...